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Samantha is a Producer and Location Scout based in Denver.


Originally hailing from the Garden State, Samantha spent 10 years in New York where she art directed and produced photo shoots all over the US and worldwide. In 2012, she moved to the Rocky Mountains for the amazing nature access, healthy lifestyle and to start her own production company, ESEM Productions.


Samantha's 15+ years of experience combined with her love of Excel, outgoing personality, inhuman ability to spend 16 hours in a car on a scout day, and extensive photography training makes her well suited for the diverse needs of commercial production.


Services include:

  • Production coordination + management

  • Location scouting + management

  • Casting

  • Crew hire

  • Rentals

  • Travel arrangements

  • Catering / craft service

  • Permitting

  • Sourcing a camera-friendly camel

  • Managing multiple photographers shooting 28 motorcycles over 4 days

  • Scouting rugged single track trails on a mountain bike until dark

  • Finding the perfect backcountry skiing couple on a day's notice

Samantha Mitchell, ESEM Productions


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